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Lincoln, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Lincoln had a population of 6,785 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Lincoln is located at latitude 33.6222 and longitude -86.0706 in Talladega County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lincoln (see map below) encompass a land area of 25.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0.18 sq. miles. Talladega County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 499 feet.

The City of Lincoln (GNIS ID: 2404929) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Lincoln is located within Lincoln Division of Talladega County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lincoln population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lincoln: Kingsville.

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Lincoln, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,785
Population in Households 6,749
Population in Familes 5,613
Population in Group Qrtrs 36
Population Density1 270
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 2,700
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 1,891
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,433 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,184 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 516 (15.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 733 (21.4%)
Median Home Value $108,396
Average Home Value $163,702


Median Household Income $40,408
Average Household Income $54,561
Per Capita Income $21,830
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.28% 0.82%
Households 1.38% 0.88%
Families 0.93% 0.77%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Lincoln, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lincoln to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 89 85th
Population Density1 # 264 55th
Diversity Index2 # 220 62nd
Median Household Income # 213 63rd
Per Capita Income # 195 67th

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